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One Isn’t Always the Loneliest Number That You’ll Ever See

In determining the effectiveness of video marketing, perhaps the metric most used is views - How many views did this video get? In fact, in a recent study by Yahoo-owned video platform…

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Added by Timmy D. James on July 27, 2015 at 9:15am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces Integration with Autopoint's Service Scheduling and Shop Loading Product Line

ALBANY, N.Y. – July 27th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Autopoint, a Solera company and a leading provider of revenue and retention solutions for auto dealership service departments, has completed integration of several of its products with Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS). Auto/Mate customers now have the ability to access Autopoint's advanced scheduling and shop loading features…

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Added by Mike Esposito on July 27, 2015 at 8:46am — No Comments

Increase Show and Close Rates with a Winning Lead Strategy

Most dealers close between twenty to thirty percent of the leads submitted through their own website. With that kind of close rate, its no wonder the prevailing wisdom is the more leads you can get, the better. To a certain extent this is true, but the quality of your leads is even more important than the…

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Added by David Metter on July 23, 2015 at 9:24am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Announces Dates for Fall User Summit in Chicago

Attendees who pre-register online by Friday, July 31st can enter to win a free hotel room up to two nights

ALBANY, N.Y. – July 20th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today it will be hosting its Fall User Summit in Oak Brook, IL near Chicago on October 12th and 13th, 2015. Auto/Mate's dealership customers are invited to attend the event that features…

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Added by Mike Esposito on July 20, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments

Facebook Enhances Algorithm to Deliver More Video Content

Last year, Facebook changed its algorithm to favor video content in an effort to gain market share in the very popular video content market. In fact, it’s done such a good job that daily video views increased by 400 percent – a huge rise over its September, 2014 numbers of 1 billion per day,  to an incredible 4 billion…

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Added by Brian Cox on July 20, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Most Important Attribution KPIs For Auto Dealers

With every year that passes, we’ve seen consumers increase their research and online activity exponentially and it has become increasingly difficult to discover true attribution when analyzing exactly what drove a specific customer into a dealership.

 

Marketing today mandates an omni-channel approach. No…

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Added by David Metter on July 16, 2015 at 8:38am — No Comments

Why Real Video Engages Consumers

Digital Marketing plays such an important role in a business’s success today that it is easy to forget how young this medium truly is.  It has, in fact, experienced a growth explosion that is historically unparalleled.  A new innovative marketing product seems to emerge almost on a daily basis. And everyone promises…

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Added by Timmy D. James on July 13, 2015 at 8:35am — 6 Comments

Would You Like White or Red Wine With Your Oil Change?

If you were to ask today’s consumers if they’d like to hang out at a car dealership, chances are that the majority would respond “no.” When consumers do visit a dealership to purchase a vehicle or get their vehicle serviced, many times the process can be longer than desired and is not always a great experience for the…

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Added by Mike Gorun on June 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Two Tips to Differentiate Your Dealership from 99 percent Of Competitors

In order to decrease bounce rates, if a customer clicks on an ad – whether that’s a banner ad, PPC, email ad or one specifically targeted for a mobile device – it is not a good practice to simply take that customer to your home page. Forcing a consumer to then do a second search for the information promised in the ad…

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Added by Brian Cox on June 16, 2015 at 7:17am — No Comments

Data Conversion to Auto/Mate's Dealership Management System Was Nothing to Fear For University Motors

ALBANY, N.Y. – June 15th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that the data conversion process from a previous dealership management system (DMS) vendor to Auto/Mate's DMS has become so streamlined that auto dealers and dealership employees no longer have to fear major disruptions to their business. One example of many dealerships that have made the transition is University Motors in Morgantown, West…

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Added by Mike Esposito on June 15, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments

Is Showrooming Stealing?

Consumers have been showrooming in retail stores for quite some time now and, while many retailers don’t like it, they’ve pretty much resigned themselves to the fact that it’s going to happen.  However, one surprising argument posted in an article by speaker, trainer and consultant, Bob Phibbs, went so far as to make the claim that showrooming is akin to stealing.

 

In his…

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Added by David Metter on June 12, 2015 at 11:21am — No Comments

Take Our Survey For a Chance to Win $100

Auto/Mate is conducting its third annual survey about online information resources. As auto dealership employees, where do you get your industry news? How do you rate the various trade publications, social media networks and industry trade shows as information sources you can trust? We want to know!

 

This survey has fewer than ten questions and can be completed in less time than it takes to finish your cup of coffee. Participants who complete the survey will be automatically…

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Added by Mike Esposito on June 10, 2015 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Is the Internet An Enemy To Car Dealerships?

A 2014 study by Autotrader showed that consumers are visiting fewer dealers in their car shopping than ever before. This is certainly a by-product of the availability of information. No longer do consumers have to visit multiple dealerships to find the right vehicle. They simply sit in front of their computers and…

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Added by David Metter on June 5, 2015 at 8:27am — 1 Comment

Once The Recall Repair Is Done, What Are You Doing To Keep The Customer?

You made the commitment to capture more recall work. You’ve done your due diligence by notifying your customers. You’ve obtained lists of in-market customers subject to recalls that haven’t been to your dealership before, and reached out to them. You’ve spent the time and energy to really saturate your market using…

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Added by Chris Miller on June 3, 2015 at 8:19am — No Comments

Auto/Mate's Dealership Management System Integrated with Ristken Software Services' Enterprise Solutions

ALBANY, N.Y. – June 1st, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Ristken Software Services has integrated its core enterprise level technology solutions for auto retailers with Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS). Ristken's MenuPro™ and Pro Tracking™ platforms, as well as its eBusiness Service Provider Access Network™ (SPAN), are now fully accessible for dealerships using Auto/Mate's…

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Added by Mike Esposito on June 1, 2015 at 9:33am — No Comments

General Manager of Toyota Manhattan Reviews The Internet Sales 20 Group in New York…



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Jason Manos, General Manager of Toyota Manhattan Reviews The Internet Sales 20 Group in New York…

Jason says that when he was told from the VP Of Operations he had to go to a 3 day workshop, he was not to thrilled. Like…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on May 30, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

Experienced Internet Sales Director From Honda Manhattan Reviews Internet Sales 20 Group 7 In New York



http://www.InternetSales20Group.com 856-546-2440

Dorothy has a tremendous amount of Automotive Sales, Management and Internet / BDC experience and knowledge.

I am honored to have such great feedback from her about the Internet Sales 20 Group as well as about the…

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Added by Sean V. Bradley on May 30, 2015 at 8:28am — No Comments

Service Dilemmas: What Would You Do?

Every dealership has seen this customer—the one who demands to be reimbursed for damage they claim happened while the car was in the dealership’s care, or because of faulty service work. You might find it challenging to deal with these customers, especially when you don’t believe your team is at fault. So what is the…

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Added by Richard Holland on May 28, 2015 at 9:23am — No Comments

Make Money Mondays with Sean V. Bradley - Best Car Dealer Websites


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Added by Sean V. Bradley on May 25, 2015 at 9:51pm — No Comments

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10 Ways to Build Trust in Your Brand

Posted by Joseph Little on July 27, 2015 at 11:49am 0 Comments

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Premier Solutionz Uses Flick Fusion's Live Video Walk Arounds to Help Auto Dealers Increase Website Visitors, Leads and Sales

Posted by Brian Cox on July 27, 2015 at 9:58am 1 Comment

Urbandale, IA--July 27th, 2015--Flick Fusion (www.flickfusion.com) announced today that Premier Solutionz, a leading provider of lot service and inventory management services to auto dealerships in…

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One Isn’t Always the Loneliest Number That You’ll Ever See

Posted by Timmy D. James on July 27, 2015 at 9:15am 0 Comments

In determining the effectiveness of video marketing,…

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Big-Data in the Automotive Industry

Posted by Chuck Scalies on July 27, 2015 at 8:48am 0 Comments

Large-scale data sets, predictive analytics, massive figures and complex equations…

For some dealers, understanding marketing and utilizing big data can be complex and overwhelming.  Let’s face it: we are not…

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Auto/Mate Announces Integration with Autopoint's Service Scheduling and Shop Loading Product Line

Posted by Mike Esposito on July 27, 2015 at 8:46am 0 Comments

ALBANY, N.Y. – July 27th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Autopoint, a Solera company and a leading provider of revenue and retention solutions for…

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How Much Is My Car Worth?

Posted by Kevin Lee on July 27, 2015 at 7:23am 0 Comments

When you ask a car dealer, “How much is my car worth,” you’re not going to get the precise answer you’re looking for. During negotiations for a trade-in on a new car, a dealer answers the question, “How much is my car worth,” with the number that…

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